Category Archives: Quercetin

Quercetin as a Preservative in Fish Oils

Fish oils are a source of long chain fatty acids that feed into the essential fatty acid pathways in humans. This means that fish oils can help modulate the cellular need for essential fats to make important cellular hormones. Supplementing … Continue reading

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Quercetin to Treat Anxiety?

Quercetin is a phytochemical that belongs to the flavonol sub-group of flavonoids. The molecule is hydroxylated three times, and each hydroxyl group can interact with a free radical to reduce oxidative stress. This gives quercetin a good antioxidant potential, and … Continue reading

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Antioxidants in Lettuce

Lettuce is an important vegetable for the luxury market where low energy intake where low energy foods are desired. Lettuce has a high water content and is devoid of any real calorific value. However, many varieties of lettuce do have … Continue reading

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Rutin for Anxiety

Flavonoids have been shown to have anti-anxiety and antidepressant effects in humans and animals. Rutin is a glycoside of the flavonoid quercetin (quercetin-3-O-rutinoside). This means that it is a quercetin molecule bound to a sugar molecule. Rutin is found in … Continue reading

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Quercetin as a Mood Elevating Therapy

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Quercetin-3-O-Rutinoside

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Quercetin, Kaempferol and Myricetin in Berries

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Flavonols as Anxiolytic Agents

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The Chemical Composition of Mimosa (Albizia julibrissin)

Mimosa (Albizia julibrissin) is an adaptogenic herb belonging to the legume (Leguminosae) family, that has a long use in traditional medicine. In particular, the stem bark of the mimosa tree is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine as a sedative and … Continue reading

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Feverfew: The Anti-Anxiety Herb

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